Jealousy Causing Your Relationship To Fail?

  You jokingly talk about the possibility that the person you are dating may be suffering from a mental disorder regarding their jealousy. They function well in their lives for the most part, you just can’t seem to pinpoint that something that is off but you know it’s there. Truthfully we are all riding the […]

Ghosting: The Dating Phenomenon That’s All Too Real

  Lisa, 27, started dating Ben. Things happened pretty quickly, but they appeared to be on the same page. They’d even met each other’s friends and planned a day trip out of the city together. On a recent visit to his apartment, Ben told her that he had to run an errand and asked if she could stay there […]

EDUCATION and PROTECTION: The Keys to Online Dating Success

    Oftentimes, I encounter online daters who have followed the adage: “Ready, Fire, Aim.” And they typically regret it.  Successful online dating requires two successful elements: Education and Protection. Education takes many forms, from learning about which websites are best for you (straight or gay, younger or more mature, special lifestyle interests) to adopting online behaviors that don’t create false expectations […]

The Ten Commandments for Fair Fighting

  Part 3 of 3 in the Conflict Resolution blog series You can’t make anyone do right, but you can control how you react and what you put into the relationship. Are you doing everything that you can in your relationship to live peaceably with your spouse? “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called […]

Stop Killing Your Relationships

  Part 2 of 3 in the Conflict Resolution blog series So many people break up or divorce and get into a new relationship and keep making the same mistakes that caused the original break-up. There is a syndrome called Fight or Flight Syndrome. This is a coping system in people and animals. Men tend to […]